Professional Development

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Coding in Afterschool: Get Started with the Hour of Code!

Kids love technology! Wouldn't it be great if they could learn to make their own animations, video games or phone apps? In this webinar, learn how to get your students started with coding during the Hour of Code, a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code and show kids of all ages that they can learn the basics. Host your Hour of Code event during Computer Science Education Week, December 7 – 13, 2015. 

Guest speakers from will share new resources for afterschool programs, along with exciting news! We extend our thanks to our partner, the National AfterSchool Association, for helping us put together this webinar. The webinar will be targeted to out-of-school time practitioners with an interest in STEM learning, in afterschool and summer programs across the United States.

Click here to register for the webinar.

Date and time
Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST

Laura Kline, Product & Marketing Manager,
Melissa Jones, Community Development Manager,
Moderator: Melissa Ballard, Afterschool Alliance

Additional information
Hour of Code - How to for Afterschool Educators
Hour of Code - Register an event